95% of New COVID Cases among Unvaccinated: Numbers from around the world show that over 95% of new COVID-19 hospitalizations occur among unvaccinated people. New COVID-19 variants sicken mostly unvaccinated people as well.
FCC Program to Reduce Internet Bills: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is providing a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households through the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. To find out if your household qualifies, call (833) 511-0311 or visit getemergencybroadband.com
Host a Local Vaccine Clinic: Austin Public Health’s Mobile Vaccination Program (MVP) launched an online form for businesses and organizations to request a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic at their locations. Visit austintexas.gov/covid19 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a link to the form.
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